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Vijay Anand Guntur
Corporate Vice President, ERS, HiTech and Communications
Vijay is a Corporate Vice President and heads the HiTech and Communication (HnC) business within the Engineering and Research & Development Services (ERS) division of HCL Technologies. He is responsible for global delivery, sales and solutioning business. He is a member on the board of Actian, a JV between HCL Technologies and Sumeru Equity Partners, focused on data management.
Vijay is adept at devising strategies for disruptive markets and establishing market differentiation through solutions, IPs, and strategic partnerships. He is responsible for the P&L and drives leadership position for HCL services in Telecom and Networking, ISV, Online, Consumer HiTech, Semiconductors, Server and Storage, Fintech, and Communication Services provider domains. Vijay also has business responsibility to aid growth trajectory, market positioning, and business transformation for Actian.
Prior to this role, Vijay led delivery for the Products and cloud Platform Engineering business and service delivery across multiple industry segments of independent software vendors, E-commerce, Telecom, Media and Entertainment, OEM, and Retail and Manufacturing.
Vijay has implemented strategies to nurture and accelerate the Mode 2 and Mode 3 business initiatives. He has led several organization-wide initiatives for HCL’s transformation, such as Business Process Reengineering (BPR), value creation, rewards and recognition, integrated service delivery, and multiservice delivery. He also spearheads initiatives for diversity and inclusion programs in HCL.
Previously, Vijay nurtured and grew a global business in the Media and Entertainment, and Retail verticals in HCL. At HCL, he started his journey in 1989 from research and development—transitioning from building products to incubating HCL in the services business. He was responsible for building the system software capabilities of the organization.
Vijay has an MBA from The University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business, and a Computer Science degree from BITS Pilani.